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Sadanand Bakre
Conflict


This humourous painting of a conversation between a goat in a cape and a man wearing a jacket and bowler hat with a horn-like brim might be Bakre's nod to French artist Rene Magritte and the Surrealists. Bakre lived in London from 1951 until the early 1980s, when he returned to India. This 1961 painting comes from a period of prolific growth and engagement for the artist. Equally adept in both sculpture and painting, Bakre's work received...



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  Lot 34 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 20,40,000
$28,531

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sadanand Bakre
Conflict
Signed and dated in Devnagari and inscribed '27 ST. HELEN'S GARDENS/ LONDON W.10/ LAD 3755/ S.K. BAKRE/ "CONFLICT"' (on the reverse)
1961
Oil on canvas
27.5 x 35.5 in (70.1 x 90.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Gardner Galleries, Canada

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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